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Chaim Gross

American Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
DATES 1945, cast 1976
DIMENSIONS 3 5/8 x 5 1/8 x 5/8 in. (9.2 x 13 x 1.6 cm)  (show scale)
SIGNATURE Raised letters at lower right: "CHAIM / GROSS / 45"
CREDIT LINE Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David Goldschild
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Small rectangular plaque with irregularly contoured sides containing relief of nude female figure seated on ground with knees bent; her head and legs are in profile, her torso in 3/4 profile. She holds the arm of a small child (girl with ponytail?) seated on her leg. Roughly modeled surfaces. Rod screws into back of plaque to form a stand. Condition: Good; light green patina allover.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION Chaim Gross (American, born Austria, 1904–1991). Untitled, 1945, cast 1976. Bronze, 3 5/8 x 5 1/8 x 5/8 in. (9.2 x 13 x 1.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David Goldschild, 86.279. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 86.279_bw.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 86.279_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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